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Sep 8, 2012 7:00am EDT
is the top-ranked junior tennis player in the u.s. but why did the governing body tell her she was too out of shape to play? she speaks out this morning. >>> and going gangnam. it's the dance craze now sweeping america. but how did this silly horse riding gig get these guys hired? >>> good morning, everybody. the three of us are trying to imagine a world in which we could will our limbs into doing this dance, gangnam style. it's a korean import, taking the country by storm. now, 14 people have been fired as a result of this dance. we'll tell you why, coming up. >> i'm not going to attempt to do that dance. >>> not too many are dancing after yesterday's jobs report. we may be at a critical point in the election. the job numbers two months go before election day. will this slow any of the momentum the president may get out of his convention. only 96,000 jobs. >> not good news for the economy. not good news for the president. >>> a frantic scramble with a fatal virus lurking in yosemite national park. a third person has just died. and now, tens of thousands of tourists who visited are being w
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Sep 16, 2012 8:00am EDT
new details on just how close he got. >>> breaking this morning -- four u.s. soldiers killed in afghanistan, as we learn new details the brazen and deadly attack on that u.s. housing prince harry, was he the target? and is he putting other soldiers at risk? >>> gorillas in her midst. the astonishing video going viral this morning. the animal activist who let his 18-month-old toddler play with this 300-pound gorilla. how does this father justify it? >>> and he's being called the hottest man in the world, brace yourself, ladies, he's here. the world's top male model. the face that launched a thousand ad campaigns. he joins us live this morning. are you ready for this? >>> it is cool outside this morning in new york city, but the temperature is rising here in the studio. check this out. we have who's called theottest man in the world, this morning, and this is what happened back in the makeup room moments ago. >> you mind if i get a red bull? >> sure. >> thank you. >> all of the ladies here at "good morning america" dressing to the nines this morning. and, ginger, you got to sp
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Sep 3, 2012 7:00am PDT
attack in pakistan. a suicide bomber rams a car filled with explosives into a u.s. government vehicle, leaving a giant crater. more than 20 people wounded in the blast. americans among the victims. we'll have a live report. >>> also breaking, stunning new allegations about tom cruise. the bombshell claims by "vanity fair" about his search for a wife before he married katie holmes. was scientology auditioning actresses for the role of a lifetime and who was in the running? >>> and watch out. a monster truck right into the crowd of spectators. a father and 11-year-old son in its path. everyone's okay. how did the driver lose control? ♪ help i need somebody >>> and rescue me. russell crowe stranded at sea. ten miles off course. marooned and yelling to the coast guard for help. inside his high seas adventure. ♪ >>> you don't look like george. >> yeah, i know. please do not adjust your set. things have changed today a little bit. good morning, america. we hope you're enjoying labor day holiday. george is off today, robin is in mississippi right now with her family after her mother pass
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Sep 12, 2012 7:00am PDT
consulate overnight by armed and angry militants in libya. four americans have been killed, including the u.s. ambassador to libya, j. christopher stevens. the details still coming in. we want to go to martha raddatz for the most updated informing. >> this is a horrifying situation. there is danger it will erupt again. the u.s. military is sending in a marine corps anti-terrorism team. it's too late for the americans killed. it was a chaotic and terrifying scene. 20 gun-wielding attackers storming the american consulate in benghazi overnight. nearly a dozen americans were inside, guarded only by libyan security. for nearly 20 minutes, the libyan guards exchanged fire with the attackers. they hurled a fire bomb inside. 1 of the 4 americans died of smoke inhalation. it's not certain how the ambassador and others may have died. it could have been shoek or in a car while trying to escape. ambassador steven sas long-serving diplomat. he was in libya during the revolution. >> i was thrilled to watch the libyan people stand up and demand their rights. now i'm excited to return to libya to continue t
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Sep 13, 2012 7:00am PDT
>>> good morning, america. breaking right now in the middle east, the u.s. navy moves two missile destroyers right off the coast of libya, as the entire region heats up. hundreds of demonstrators storm the u.s. embassy in yemen overnight. opening fire, smashing windows. we're live inside the hot zone. >>> filmmaker under fire. tensions blazing over the anti-muslim film. questions about whether the film does exist. we hear from one of the actors. >>> explosive, new details from amanda knox's new boyfriend. revealing for the first time why he and amanda were acting so oddly right after her roommate's death. and why he feels so guilty right now. ♪ go on take the money and run >>> caught on camera. racing at 100 miles per hour through the streets of l.a. the men in this stolen car, chased by police after fleeing a bank holdup. alleged robbers tossing cash out the windows. people running through the streets to pick it up. are these the high-speed robin hoods? >>> and good morning, america. robin on her medical leave. amy robach with us. so much to get to. we're going to show you the
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Sep 4, 2012 7:00am PDT
this morning, brand-new details on the shocking case about the u.s. open tennis umpire charged with murdering her husband. her daughter speaking out this morning. why she says the allegations are, and i quote, insane. >> all that coming up. >>> but we do begin on the gulf coast. so many areas still under water, almost a week after hurricane isaac tore through the region. president obama broke off the campaign trail to visit one of the hardest hit neighborhoods in louisiana. and ryan owens brings us the latest from new orleans this morning. good morning, ryan. >> reporter: good morning, george. you know, the presidential visit to a disaster zone has become a bit of a ritual. the president was here to shake hands and promise more federal help. the commander in chief as consoler in chief. >> how are you all doing? >> better now. >> i know it's a mess. but just wanted to come by and let you know, we know it's a mess. >> reporter: president obama met with victims of hurricane isaac late monday. on their street littered with debris in hard-hit laplace, louisiana, west of new orleans. >> they were i
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Sep 12, 2012 7:00am EDT
. >>> good morning, america. breaking right now, the u.s. ambassador to libya killed overnight. the american consulate stormed by violent protests, the building on fire. at least one other american dead. all sparked by a film made by a california real estate developer now in hiding. >>> also breaking overnight, flash flood emergency. massive storms slam the southwest, stalling out over big cities for eight, full hours. flooding entire neighborhoods, stranding drivers and breaking this dam wide-open. >>> miracle man. brand-new video of the 19-year-old fisherman who was stranded at sea on this tiny, plastic crate. moments before his dramatic rescue, plucked from icy waters after 24 hours adrift. he's speaking this morning only on "gma." >>> royal baby on board? prince william is telling children, he's hoping for two. as kate only drinks water, sparking so much pregnancy speculation on their big overseas trip. >>> good morning, america. robin is on her medical leave. amy robach here with us. we want to get right to that breaking news. the u.s. ambassador to libya, chris stevens, has been killed
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Sep 17, 2012 7:00am PDT
to where it's been a violent few days in afghanistan. six u.s. soldiers killed there this weekend in two separate attacks. one by the taliban at the same base where prince harry was deployed. is he a target? is his very public deployment putting other lives in danger? muhammad lila is in kabul with the latest. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, elizabeth. anti-riot police have been out here in full force today after a series of protests here turned violent. as for the prince, he's still on his base, just days after the taliban nearly got to him. hundreds of protesters swept through the city. anti-american fever on full display. just days after the taliban pulled off what many thought was impossible. they stormed camp bastion, a sprawling 20 square mile quon crete fortress. their target? an airfield where prince harry's apache helicopter was parked. the prince, only ami mile away, reportedly wanted to fight. the british police whisked him away the moment the attack happened. >> the taliban were able to execute the attack in quite a professional manner. they were able do reconnaissan
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Sep 15, 2012 4:00am PDT
overnight. >>> meanwhile, across the world, protests rage. a u.s. military base attacked, killing two marines, while embassies are set ablaze. >>> also breaking this morning, a fast-moving wildfire flares up in the middle of los angeles. hundreds of homes in the wealthy neighborhood of bel air at risk. and new fears that the scorching weather today will only make this thing worse. >>> royal fight back. the palace is suing the french magazine that took those topless photos of kate middleton. this as an italian magazine is set to publish them. meanwhile, the royal couple is facing the public half around the world. >>> and how did this cat slip into a suitcase, slip past security, and fly almost 1,000 miles with nobody noticing. the abc news interview with bob-bob the stowaway cat. >>> you know, there's a term of art in the news business, when we score a big interview, we call it the get. bob. bob the cat, a huge get here for "gma." >> he's not a small cat. that's a hard cat to miss. >> cat who loves its owner. >>> we have news this morning. high anxiety across college campuses across am
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Sep 14, 2012 7:00am PDT
zone. we're overlooking tahrir square, just down the street from where we are is the u.s. embassy. we can see the security forces who are meant to be guarding the embassy, firing tear gas at the protesters, trying to push them back. but the crowd is going nowhere. they are digging in and getting ready for a fight. many thousands anticipating to take part in a million man march. a call to protest by the muslim brotherhood. police in riot gear launching tear gas canisters into the sea of violent protesters. it's now the fourth day of anti-american demonstrations, fueled by an amateur film called "innocence of muslims." many here say the movie is blasphemous, denigrating the prophet muhammad. >> do not come here. >> reporter: what is your message to america? >> my message is to stop. stop disrespecting us. >> reporter: back in the u.s., police and reporters surrounded the california home of the man who allegedly produced the controversial film. police tell abc news, nakoula basseley nakoula, a 55-year-old egyptian christian, used the assumed name sam bacile to make and promote the movie.
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Sep 9, 2012 8:00am EDT
, everyone. we begin with a standoff between u.s. and russia, secretary of state hillary clinton acknowledged deep differences between the two countries over to how handle the civil war in syria. russia opposes increased pressure on syria. this comes as syrian war planes pounded the city of aleppo. >>> and a pakistani-based terror group allegedly holding an american hostage as a prisoner of war, he will not be harmed. he's been held in afghanistan for more than three years. they say he will not be harmed. in response to the obama administration declaring the organization a terrorist group. that was on friday, however, he vowed more attacks on u.s. and nato forces. >>> and in nicaragua, thousands of people were evacuated from their homes after a volcano erupted. you can see there, more than two miles into the air. people nearby heard three powerful explosions. before seeing that cloud. >>> take a look at this frightening collision. a tulane player collides with a teammate. he suffers a fractured spine. he's in stable position. he has some feeling, walker, walker will undergo surgery in >>> now
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Sep 10, 2012 7:00am PDT
reports over the weekend. look at that. >>> and also the u.s. open women's final delayed by the tornadoes but when serena williams hit the court, boy, what a match. it was this close. she pulled it off. she'll tell us about that moment in her first live interview. >> you were there? >> yeah, i had a chance to go and witness the magic. >> excellent. a lot to get to this morning. >>> let's begin with the teachers' strike. josh is here. >> huge implications, teachers in chicago are on strike, after failing to reach a deal on education reform pushed by mayor rahm emanuel. the numbers, staggering. 29,000 teachers off the job. nearly 400,000 students in limbo. their parents scrambling to find day care, among other things. ab's alex perez is on the picket lines in the city right now. good morning to you, alex. >> reporter: good morning, josh. a number of teachers already on the picket lines this morning. this is a major head-on collision been mayor rahm emanuel, the president's former chief of staff, and the teacher's union. the two things the sides can't agree on are teacher evaluations and a b
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Sep 9, 2012 4:00am PDT
-okay. >> it was a good bonding. >>> we begin with a sendoff between u.s. and russia, secretary of state hillary clinton acknowledged deep differences between the two countries on over to how handle the civil war in syria. this comes as syrian war planes pounded the season of aleppo. >>> the terror group allegedly holding an american hostage as a prisoner of war, he will not be harmed. he's been held in afghanistan for more than three years. they say he will not be harmed. that was on friday. however, he vowed more attacks on u.s. and nato forces. >>> in nicaragua, hundreds of people were evacuated from their homes after a volcano erupted. people nearby heard three powerful explosions. >>> take a look at this frightening collision. a tulane player suffers a fractured spine. he's in stable position. he has some feeling, walker, walker will undergo surgery in the next day or two >>> now, honeymoon may not have lasted long. they tied the knot during a tailgating ceremony before their teams faced off. arizona went on to upset oklahoma state. upsetting holly who's now asking for a divorce. didn't last long.
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Sep 11, 2012 7:00am PDT
much luck over the next three months. a new survey finds at least 17% of u.s. companies plan to hire workers between now and year's end. that's down from 21% in the last three months, a year ago. >>> and the chicago teacher's strike has entered its second day, with both sides refusing to budge. it means no classes again for some 400,000 students in the city. the main sticking points are teacher evaluations, based on test scores. and whether laidoff teachers should get priority in future job openings. >>> and finally, it took a long time before the headline could be read. british man wares open. andy murray taking the u.s. open, lasted nearly five hours. tying the record for the longest ever u.s. open. murray the first brit to win a grand slam since 1936. all eyes will turn next summer, guys, to the lawns of wimbledon. if he gets it done there -- >> it's hard to believe it's been that long. >>> now, to the campaign trail. "your voice, your vote." and with just 56 days until the election, our brand-new abc news/"washington post" poll out this morning, showing president obama getting a
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Sep 26, 2012 7:00am PDT
died. he signed in the '60s, what was then the biggest recordi ining contract in history. he owned the moon river theater. he died of cancer. he was 84 years old. >>> and a bizarre sight here after a vicious storm in scotland. it's a phenomenon that occurs when sand and water are stirred up by strong winds. locals stunned there. homes, cars, even pets, left blanketed in the white stuff. >>> there was no foam in sight when these pictures were snapped. take a look. they're going viral this morning. a group of surfers had unexpected company off the australian coast. a pod of curious and playful dolphins. at first, only two jumped in. it didn't take long for the rest of the pod to get involved. and if you look closely, there's matt gutman. right there. you can see him. he's just off to the right, in the wet suit. no. it's a beautiful sight. for surfers, when you see the fin, you hope it's a dolphin. always hoping it's a dolphin. >> josh, thanks so much. >>> and now, to the showdown over iran, after president obama's harsh words aimed at iran tuesday. now, president ahmadinejad about to
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Sep 1, 2012 4:00am PDT
and hitting the road for one last vacation. the reason for all this, the u.s. refineries have taken a beaten. gulf coast refineries shut down last week as hurricane isaac advanced. 8% of capacity tied to the gulf refineries. and the big refinery fire at the beginning of the month in california, as well. now, to the good news. hurricane isaac didn't do much damage to the gulf refineries. they should be pack online this week. also, gas stations are using the summer blend of gasoline. it's a little more expensive. in a couple weeks, they'll go to the winter blend. experts say by october, we could be paying 20 cents less a gallon. won't that be nice? dan? >> thanks, john. >>> both presidential candidates visiting the damage in louisiana. mitt romney touring the damage yesterday. governor romney tried to capitalize on his convention momentum. there's new questions this morning about that bizarre clint eastwood speech. it's "your voice, your vote." and reena ninan leads off our coverage. >> reporter: good morning. 66 days before the election began, team romney waste nod time. going straight to bat
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Sep 24, 2012 7:00am PDT
conditions out west in just a few moments. >>> a frightening ordeal at the philadelphia airport. a veteran u.s. air flight attendant was caught trying to take a loaded revolver on to her flight. when police tried to unload it, the gun went off, firing into the wall. no one was hurt. the flight attendant says she forgot the gun was in her purse. >>> and this morning, they're investigating a new virus similar to the sars virus. which killed hundreds of people back in 2002. an infected patient is being treated in england but travelled to saudi arabia where one person has died already. >>> and groundbreaking new findings in the fight against breast cancer. for the first time, scientists have pinpointed four specific types of the disease, each with a distinct genetic makeup. it could help lead to more precise treatments. one type of the disease appears to be vulnerable to the drug that treats ovarian cancer. >>> and two dramatic moments to show you from the road. watch as the truck swerves into the path of another truck in russia. the driver of the oncoming truck goes flying straight through the wi
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Sep 28, 2012 7:00am PDT
through his former company. hundreds of police and s.w.a.t. teams respond. five dead right now. police combing the home where the gunman lived for clues to his rampage. >>> wild weather. severe storms bring heavy flooding and tornadoes from pittsburgh to the rocky mountains, trapping drivers. and look at this unbelievable scene. an actual river of hail flowing through a colorado town last night. >>> a hollywood mystery still developing now. the bizarre death of an up-and-coming tv actor. a suspect in a grisly grime. witnesses say he used superhuman strength to go on the attack. was it all caused by designer drugs? ♪ hello, hello >>> just plane crazy. she thought they were seconds from crashing after her boyfriend pilot told her the controls weren't responding. but as she read the checklist to save their lives, a breathtaking proposal you have to see to believe. >>> no, no, no, no. no way. >> absolutely not. >> i guess you guys don't want her to say yes. >> not after that. >> come on. he makes her think she's gonna die? >> no. that is not good. >> honey, i need you to stay calm. >> th
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Sep 11, 2012 7:00am EDT
for a job, you may not have much luck over the next three months. 17% of u.s. companies plan to hire workers between now and year's end. that's down from 21% in the last three months, a year ago. >>> and the chicago teacher's strike has entered its second day, with both sides refusing to budge. it means no classes again for some 400,000 students in the city. the main sticking points are teacher evaluations, based on test scores. and whether laidoff teachers should get priority in future job openings. >>> and a remarkable scene to bring you in the sky. two small planes colliding over holland. i'm not sure we have the video. and so, we'll have that for you in just a bit. >>> as we move along, now, we move to tennis. and what a match it was last night in the u.s. open, drawing to a close for the men. it took a very long time for the british isles to see headline they've long awaited for. british man wins major tennis tournament. that man again, the scot, andy murray, battling novak djokovic for five sets monday. the match lasting nearly five hours. tying a record for the longest-ever u.s. open
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Sep 9, 2012 7:00am PDT
was not traumatized -- >> it was a good bonding. >>> we begin with a standoff between u.s. and russia, over the crisis in syria. in russia this morning, secretary of state hillary clinton acknowledged deep differences between the two countries on over to how handle the civil war in syria. russia opposes increased pressure on syria over its violent attacks on rebels and civilians. this comes as syrian war planes pounded the steve aleppo, trying to retake it from rebel forces. >>> the terror group allegedly holding an american hostage as a prisoner of war, he will not be harmed. sergeant bergdahl has been held in afghanistan for more than three years. the commander said he will not be harmed in response to the obama administration declaring the organization a terrorist group. that was on friday. however, he vowed more attacks on u.s. and nato forces. >>> in nicaragua, thousand of people were evacuated from their homes after a volcano erupted. on saturday, spewing a column of gas and ash. you can see there more than two miles into the air. people nearby said they heard three powerful explosions before se
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Sep 21, 2012 7:00am PDT
'll talk to robin's doctor in a little while. >>> and a big headline. all those u.s. troops home from afghanistan. 33,000 sent in two years ago. they're all coming home. was the surge a success? >>> also, we'll kick off our pre-emmy party. lara is in los angeles. he'll have a look at the hottest fashions and some predictions. hey, lara. >>> plus, we have one of the biggest rock bands in the world this morning, the killers. you saw the people that popped up a little bit ago. lining up since midnight to see the killers. they're here to kick off our weekend. >> all right. >>> we begin, now, with the new iphone. people have been lining up all over the world for days, now, to get their hands on it. we're among the very first to have it. it's right here. i have the white one. george has the black one. >> do we get to keep it? >> but it's not all -- no, really, there's security here. it's not all smooth sailing for apple. there's already a few glitches. and abc's matt gutman is at an apple store in miami, florida, standing in line with everybody outside with more on that story, matt. good mo
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Sep 1, 2012 7:00am PDT
, the u.s. refineries have taken a beaten. gulf coast refineries shut down last week as hurricane isaac advanced. 8% of the country's fuel capacity tied to those gulf refineries. and the big refinery fire at the beginning of the month in california, as well. all right. so, now, to the good news. hurricane isaac didn't do much damage to those gulf refineries. they should be pack online this week. that will help lower the prices. also, gas stations are using the summer blend of gasoline. it's a little eco-friendly. a little more expensive. in about two weeks' time, we'll go to the winter blend. that will save some money. experts say by october, we could be paying 20 cents less a gallon. won't that be nice? dan? >> thanks, john. >>> both presidential candidates visiting the disaster area in louisiana. mitt romney toured the damage on friday. president obama is scheduled to be there on monday. but neither is slowing their campaign down, as governor romney tries to capitalize on his convention momentum. but there are new questions this morning about that bizarre clint eastwood speech. it's "
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Sep 22, 2012 7:00am EDT
problem that slaps people not adding up. >> his campaign wants to turn the conversation to the u.s. economy. 45 days left in this campaign. what does he need to do? >> he needs to stop having a lot of self-inflicted wounds. he's had a lousy week. two resets, both by self-inflicted wounds. he has a strong case to make by focusing on hope and change that hasn't panned out. focusing on the economy that hasn't worked. but he has to stop to have self-inflicted wounds. and the debates in october. the trend has not been his friend. but he's very close in a couple of key states. >> and president obama didn't go unscathed this week. the romney campaign pouncing on a statement he made, that you can't fix washington from the inside. how much traction is that going to get in. >> the univision did provide a couple of key opportunities for the romney campaign. that's one. if president obama has failed to change the tone in washington, give us a chance. what would you do differently? that created a real opening for that debate. but they needed to seize it with positive, proactive plans. >> a very
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Sep 23, 2012 8:00am EDT
behind that front yesterday that brought those storms, we're seeing temperatures in the upper 60s, low 70s. if you want warmth, you have to go to el paso, midland. that's what i'll leave you with here. >> good morning. doubt about what season it is. across the area. bethesda, 54 degrees. high-pressure, canadian high pressure, northwest wind, continuing into tomorrow. one-quarter of 1 inch of rain. 85 degrees yesterday, nothing that today. around 70.ature >> it doesn't matter what kind of day i'm having. when i get a great sunset photo, i swear it can turn it around. here you go. look at that. key west, florida. just so tranquil and pretty. you can find me on facebook.com/gingerzeetv. then up in the mountains, boulder, colorado. she was saying that some of the colors are starting to come out there. it's about a week, week and a half ahead for the colors. >> it looks like artwork. >> who knew it was so easy to get ginger out of a bad mood. >> yes. just a little sunset photo. >>> it's tv's biggest night. >> hot newcomers competing for the most coveted trophy. and "good morning america's" ent
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Sep 6, 2012 7:00am PDT
for the centre court of the u.s. open to the catwalk. is she really hunting for a home? and does she have a new man? >>> and good morning, america, from charlotte. robin is with her family in mississippi. glad to have elizabeth vargas with us again today. and what a night it was here at the democratic convention. president clinton made a little bit of history last night. he's the first former president ever to nominate a current president. and he seemed to love every single minute. and he was up there 48 minutes, i think it was. the crowd loved him right back. and, josh, he did set a high bar for president obama tonight. >> he sure did. concerns he might upstage president obama with that speech last night. but that hug we see there may have diffused all of that talk. we'll be with you, george, in charlotte in moments. >>> also coming up here, a shocking story. a teenage boy falls into a pipe. travels almost a mile underground. inside. a miraculous survival story in moments. >>> she's the stunning actress making headlines around the world, tom cruise's alleged girlfriend before katie holmes. so
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Sep 18, 2012 7:00am PDT
with breaking news. a prison break along the u.s. border in mexico. 130 inmates are on the loose at this hour. they escaped through a 21-foot tunnel in a town just across the border from texas. now, an intensive search is under way. abc's senior justice correspondent, pierre thomas, has the latest from u.s. homeland security officials. pierre? >> reporter: good morning, amy. this is a prison escape of epic proportions and looks highly sophisticated. the mexican town is right on the border, only three miles from eagle pass, texas. u.s. homeland security officials tell us this morning, they are aware of the break and looking into it. what we can anticipate, that customs officials will be on alert at all border checkpoints and hunting for any unusual activity in that region. amy? >> pierre, we know it's about 130 inmates. what do we know about them? how dangerous are they? >> reporter: what has officials so concerned is that this might be an inside job. and that the highly violent drug cartels could be behind the break. mexican authorities have said that many are tied to the massive narcotics tr
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Sep 10, 2012 7:00am EDT
reports over the weekend. look at that. >>> and also at the u.s. open women's final delayed by the tornadoes but when serena williams hit the court, boy, what a match. it was this close. she pulled it off. she'll tell us about that moment in her first live interview. >> you were there? >> yeah, i had a chance to witness the magic. >> let's begin with the teachers' strike, josh is here. >> hul comblge implications, te are on strike, after failing to reach a deal on reform pushed by mayor rahm emanuel. 29,000 teachers off the job. nearly 400,000 students in limbo. their parents scrambling to find day care, among other things. alex perez is on the picture lines in the city right now. good morning to you, alex. >> reporter: good morning, josh. many teachers already on the picture lines here. this is a major collision between mayor rahm emanuel who is obama's former chief of staff and what happens here to impact education reform across the country. now, the city has enacted an emergency contingency plan. 144 schools are open for students, five hours today. that's solidarity here
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Sep 7, 2012 7:00am PDT
countries in the economies, as well as news out of the u.s. saying 200,000 jobs were created in the private sector. that's obviously not the right number. 103,000 jobs were created. we found they combined private and government sector. government sector continues to lose jobs. elizabeth, not a great number. >> thanks, we'll be watching. bianna. george. >>> now, to the latest on three areas of tropical trouble. the remnants of isaac, still hovering over the gulf coast, where it did so much damage last week. two other storms developing now. sam keeping an eye on all of it from san diego. good morning, sam. >> good morning, george. we're at seaworld san diego. we're going to talk sea rescue later this morning. we're in the peak of the hurricane season. there's three circles of concern on the board. let's deal with michael, weakening. way out in the atlantic. shouldn't be an issue. leslie, however. that system -- this is what the hurricane center says about it. still cruises by bermuda. and close enough to cause a little issue. since we're still on a -- we're monday before we get to that area,
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Sep 25, 2012 7:00am PDT
watching all of it this morning. martha, if nothing else, the timing here is interesting, as the u.s. military has been conducting drills there. and iran's president is here in new york at the u.n. what should we make of all this? >> well, this is showmanship, pure and simple, josh. this exercise is clearly meant to tell the world, and especially israel and the u.s., that it has the power to close down that vital waterway and to attack u.s. ships. as you said, the u.s. is conducting mine-sweeping exercises right now, about 250 miles from where these missiles were supposedly tested. so this is surely in response to that. just yesterday, at the united nations, iran's president, ahmadinejad, told reporters, we have all of the defensive means at our disposal. and we are ready to defend ourselves. but while this may be just an exercise, it is significant nonetheless. it comes at an extremely tense time, with israel saying iran's nuclear program must be stopped. and urging the u.s. to take a tougher line. josh? >> all right, martha raddatz, in washington. thank you for that. >>> now, to a
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Sep 5, 2012 7:00am EDT
out for it. look how close it comes to the u.s. coastline. and it's likely the signature damage will be coastal flooding, beach erosion, and really rough surf, as it makes a path within 48 hours or a little bit more, right by the u.s. coastline on a drive-by. still something to watch closely. elizabeth? >> keeping an eye on leslie. thanks, sam. >>> let's go back to george in charlotte, with more on night one of the democratic national convention. george? >> that's right. michelle obama had the stage last night. bill clinton, tonight, building up to barack obama in a big stadium tomorrow night. the big question, can they do enough to break this tied presidential race? it's "your voice, your vote." abc's jake tapper is here in charlotte with me. hey, jake. >> reporter: good morning, george. president obama is not doing as well with women voters as he needs to be doing from the campaign's point of view. so, last night, first lady michelle obama stepped to the plate. first lady michelle obama's job was to testify to her husband's empathy, one of the advantages, polls show, that he h
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Sep 24, 2012 7:00am EDT
breast cancer. for the first time, scientists have pinpointed four specific 250i7s of the disease, each with a distinct genetic makeup. it could help lead to more precise treatments. one type of t disease appears to be to the drug. >>> and watch as the truck swerves into the path of another truck in russia. the driver of the oncoming truck goes flying straight through the windshield on to the road. but this is amazing where he walks away from the crash seemingly uninjured. >>> and look where one driver ended up in brazil. he was hanging off that bridge for a half hour before being pulled to safety. he lost control after the truck stopped short. that is incredible. both of them survived. >> thanks very much. >>> now, back to los angeles and the emmys. the stars out in hollywood for tv's biggest party, josh, you were there for the whole thing and there's some big winners, all our friends at "modern family"? >> oh, yeah, george, they got the show started with a bang and ended it pretty much as well. as we just get started with the "gma" after-party here. lara and i got to catch up with big
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Sep 23, 2012 4:00am PDT
, we're seeing temperatures in the upper 60s, low 70s. that's what i'll leave you with here. that's the big picture. let's get a check a little closer to home. >> it doesn't matter what kind of day i'm having. when i get a great sunset photo, here you go. look at that. key west, florida. so tranquil and pretty. find me on facebook.com/gingerzee. she was saying that some of the colors are starting to come out there. it's about a week, week and a half ahead for the colors. >> it looks like artwork. >> who knew it was so easy to get ginger out of a bad mood. >> yes. just a little yun sunset. >>> hot new comers competing for the most coveted trophy. rachel smith joins us from los angeles with a preview of the big event. >> that's right, guys. television's biggest night. the star power attending is tremendous. not a nominee in sight when i was rehearsing for on the red carpet at the emmys. i couldn't help but get wrapped up in all of the excitement. here's look at the preparation and talk, leading up to the main event. the red carpet is rolled out. the emmys in place. the audi green ro
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